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Gingermelon's Embroidered Animals: Heirloom animal dolls to sew, embellish and treasure

Shelly Down

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David & Charles
01 August 2019
Embroidery crafts; Toys: making & decorating
An exquisite collection of embroidered animal dolls, brought to you by top toy sewing designer Gingermelon. An exquisite collection of toy sewing patterns to make stuffed animals to treasure! These stunning animal dolls are easy to sew and then embellish with simple hand embroidery stitches to beautiful effect. The dolls and their cute outfits all use small amounts of fabric, so are great for using up scraps. With step-by step instructions and full guidance on the embroidery stitches and full-size pattern pieces to trace from the page, this super-accessible book will help you make future heirlooms that will stay in the family for generations. AUTHOR: Shelly Down is a toy pattern designer, Etsy seller and blogger under the moniker Gingermelon. She is also the author of best selling title My Felt Doll. Her dolls and toys are inspired by the adorably sweet Chibis found in Japanese manga art. She designs and creates her dolls at home in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, surrounded by her collection of Blythe dolls, vintage children's books, stacks of gorgeous felts, buttons, beads, and embroidery threads.
By:   Shelly Down
Imprint:   David & Charles
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 273mm,  Width: 210mm, 
ISBN:   9781446307304
ISBN 10:   1446307301
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   01 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
Introduction How This Book Works Tools and Materials The Basic Doll Floral Bunny Shooting Star Kitty Whimsical Mouse Dapper Bear Dreamy Owl Darling Ellie Nautical Fox Enchanted Deer Lullaby Lamb Fanciful Unicorn Li'l Lion Stitch Guide - step-by-step instructions for all the necessary hand embroidery stitches About the AuthorAcknowledgments Suppliers Index

Shelly Down is a toy pattern designer, Etsy seller and blogger under the moniker Gingermelon. She is also the author of best selling title My Felt Doll. Her dolls and toys are inspired by the adorably sweet Chibis found in Japanese manga art. She designs and creates her dolls at home in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, surrounded by her collection of Blythe dolls, vintage children's books, stacks of gorgeous felts, buttons, beads, and embroidery threads.

Reviews for Gingermelon's Embroidered Animals: Heirloom animal dolls to sew, embellish and treasure

In this appealing how-to offering, Down (My Felt Doll) instructs crafters how to create tiny and whimsical fairylike animals. ... Throughout, Down includes easy-to-follow patterns, guidance on intricate hand-embroidered accents, and encouraging words to lend confidence to beginning sewists. --Publishers Weekly


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